In the latest issue

In the latest issue

Cees van der Poel visited the organ in the Nicolaïkerk in Appingedam. He describes the long and rich history of the instrument and discusses the restoration completed in September, 2017. In the third article in the series ‘French renaissance fronts’ Auke H. Vlagsma...
The organ in the Nicolaïkerk in Appingedam

The organ in the Nicolaïkerk in Appingedam

On Friday, 15 September, 2017, the organ in the Nicolaïkerk in Appingedam was re-inaugurated after restoration and enlargement of the instrument carried out by Orgelmakerij Reil te Heerde. Stef Tuinstra was the consultant. The organ has a long and rich history that...
In memoriam Jan J. van den Berg

In memoriam Jan J. van den Berg

On Friday 21 February the organist-composer Jan J. van den Berg passed away in Delft at the age of 90. In 1943 Adriaan C. Schuurman became his teacher. He studied at the Amsterdams Conservatorium with Anthon van der Horst and others. In 1953 he became organist of the...
Barent Smit, organ maker in Hoorn and England

Barent Smit, organ maker in Hoorn and England

With Brexit England tore itself away from the European continent in many ways. In a time when ‘links’ are a slogan, it’s good to zoom in on historical relations between England and the continent. Such relations can be found in the area of organ culture. As an example...